ERROR :Trying to reconnect too fast from new address

Joan Sarah Touzet joant at
Wed Feb 2 16:17:26 EST 2005

Hi Darren,

I'd be happy to assist.

Would it be possible for you to send your auth {} blocks (minus any
passwords) and class {} blocks to the list?  Or, alternately, you could
email me off-list.

Joan Touzet

Thus spake Darren Spruell (darren_spruell at

> We recently changed our network infrastructure to route us through a new 
> translation point.
> We are now seeing the error: "ERROR :Trying to reconnect too fast." when 
> connecting to port 6667 on our Hybrid-7 server from NAT'd addresses. 
> Addresses in another building and any public address on the Internet can 
> connect to and use the ircd without any problems. For this reason we are 
> considering this problem to be specific to the new address range. We've 
> looked at our ircd-ipv4.conf and can't find anything that sticks out as 
> for dlines, klines, classes allowing too few connections per IP, or 
> anything. Increasing our debug level doesn't give us any more 
> information in the log file. The NAT address is and this is 
> our definition for the users class:
> class {
>         name = "users";
>         ping_time = 2 minutes;
>         number_per_ip = 2000;
>         max_number = 500;
>         sendq = 10000 kbytes;
> };
> We don't believe that users are being placed in any other class than 
> this; obviously we've jacked up the numbers trying to mess with it.
> Any other suggestions on how we can figure out what is causing the error?
> -- 
> DS

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